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Books at your library

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Banana Beer - Carol Carrick; Margot Apple (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0807505684
Publication Date: 1994-04-01
Charlie the orangutan's life is adversely affected by his father's addiction.

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Drugs Aren't Fun - Bridget Thompson
ISBN: 9781493109111
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
The author was raised in an abusive alcoholic household on an Indian reserve in upstate New York called Akwesasne. The goal of the "Bridget's World" books is to give at least one child the strength to step forward, the voice needed to tell someone, and the courage to overcome the life of abuse. To let children know that they are not alone and that life CAN get better.

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Bird - Zetta Elliott; Shadra Strickland
ISBN: 9781600602412
Publication Date: 2008-10-01
Bird, an artistic young African American boy, expresses himself through drawing as he struggles to understand his older brother's drug addiction and death, while a family friend, Uncle Son, provides guidance and understanding.






Age-appropriate Resources

Kids InfoBits

A collection of more than 100 full-text, age-appropriate magazines and more... Kids InfoBits is designed for elementary age students and offers three content levels: basic, intermediate, and advanced. The article on addiction and drug abuse shown below is an example of intermediate level content. 


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